With numerous hobby, toy and craft manufacturers from around the world exhibiting,
the sheer scale of the Spielwarenmesse toy fair boggles the mind. In 2019, it is once again held in the German city of Nuremberg, from January 30th to February 3rd.|
Around 1 million items are on display ranging from plastic models, R/C models, and miniature cars to train models, stuffed animals, handicraft items, and the latest hi-tech electronic toys.
Furthermore, the fair will also be hosting industry forums and special themed exhibits, making it a must-see event for its visitors from 130 countries around the world who want to know what the industry's
trends will be for this year. Needless to say, many exciting new item announcements are on display to the public at the Tamiya booth.|
|★1/14 R/C Volvo FH16 Globetrotter 750 6x4 Timber Truck (Click here for Tamiya official YouTube channel)||★1/10 R/C Comical Hornet (WR-02CB) (Click here for Tamiya official YouTube channel)|
Awards are Rolling In!
The results of this year's Modell des Jahres (Model of the Year) are in! German magazine Modell Fan has announced its Modell des Jahres (Models of the Year) at Spielwarenmesse! Tamiya is delighted that our 1/48 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I and 1/35 U.S. Airborne Tank M551 Sheridan (Vietnam War) models were both honored with awards, which are chosen by the magazine's staff and readership.
Click here for information about Item 35365 1/35 U.S. Airborne Tank M551 Sheridan (Vietnam War).
Click here for information about Item 61119 1/48 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I.
The moment of presentation .
1/14 R/C Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3348 6x4 Tipper Truck
Tamiya was honored with the "Best Brand" award, given by the readers of the prestigious "Modell Fahrzeug" magazine. Tamiya is proud to have received such an award and is constantly striving produce models at the highest level of quality. We would like to thank our fans in Germany and across the world for their continued and valued support. In further great news, our ground-breaking 1/14 R/C Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3348 6x4 Tipper Truck model was also named "2018 Modell Fahrzeug des Jahres!"
See a selection of Tamiya's 2019 Spielwarenmesse® exhibits!
Tamiya fans in Japan will also be able to take a look at selected items from those exhibited in Nuremberg, with the special Tamiya Showcase to be displayed at the Tamiya Plamodel Factory store in Tokyo's Shimbashi. The Showcase is only happening for a limited period, so don't miss out!
Tamiya Plamodel Factory - Shimbashi, 1st Floor
Business hours on Thursday Jan. 31 through Tuesday Feb. 5, 2019
※Image shows previous Showcase.
Tamiya Showcase to go on tour in Shizuoka and Osaka!|
Tamiya is delighted to announce that the Tamiya Showcase will also be visiting Shizuoka and Osaka, provisionally on the dates below.
Location: Shizuoka Hobby Square
Dates: Tuesday Feb. 19 through Tuesday Feb. 26
Location: Joshin Super Kids Land 3F, Tamiya World
Dates: Saturday Mar. 9 and Sunday Mar. 10